The Tendency of online game addiction with social adjusment in “X” high school students


  • Dewi Purnama Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa University, Indonesia
  • Berliana Henu Cahyani Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa University, Indonesia
  • Haniek Farida Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa University, Indonesia


Social adjustment is an individual's social relationship with other individuals in an environment that has certain rules and the individual adapts to the environment in which the individual is located. Online game addiction is a person's excessive dependence on online games. This behavior is beyond the control of the individual and is mostly a compulsion where the perpetrator does not feel comfortable if he does not play online games. This study aims to determine whether there is a tendency for online game addiction with social adjustment. The sample of this research is class XI High School "X" as many as 54 students with a purposive sampling method. The data collection method in this study used a social adjustment scale and an online game addiction scale using the item validation test. The data analysis technique in this study uses the Pearson Product Moment Correlation. This study's results indicate a negative relationship (p<0.05, r= -0.547) between online game addiction and social adjustment. Then there is a coefficient of determination (R Square) of 0.299. These results indicate that there is an influence of online game addiction with social adjustment of 29.9%.




How to Cite

Purnama, D. ., Cahyani, B. H. ., & Farida , H. . (2023). The Tendency of online game addiction with social adjusment in “X” high school students. International Conference on Indigenous Psychology and Culture, 1(1), 272–276. Retrieved from